The oldest wild cardinal banded by researchers lived at least 15 years and 9 months.
Range lifespanStatus: wild: 15.75 (high) years.
Average lifespanStatus: wild: 189 months.
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BioKIDS Critter Catalog
Kari Kirschbaum, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Jonathan Crane, University of Michigan
Rachelle Sterling, University of Michigan, Animal Diversity Web Editor
Tanya Dewey, University of Michigan
George Hammond, University of Michigan
Dewey, T. 2011. "Cardinalis cardinalis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed September 16, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cardinalis_cardinalis.html
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